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2014 PATRICIA GREEN CELLARS PINOT NOIR

2014 PATRICIA GREEN CELLARS PINOT NOIR

2014 Patricia Green Cellars  Pinot Noirs Bold, Stuffed With Fruit, Extraordinary      Winery View, From the Vineyard by Robert Wolfe (May 6, 2016, Portland, OR) The Patricia Green oddessy began in Oregon’s Umpqua Valley back in the late 1980s when Patty Green was helping out at wineries in that region, including Girardet. Starting with the 1993 vintage, she moved up to the Willamette Valley and began making wine with Torii Mor – and met Jim Anderson, who would become her business partner and co-winemaker. During Patty in Burgundy her stint at Torii Mor Patty made a set of wines...

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SEQUITUR — THE FIRST RELEASE OF A SIGNIFICANT NEW AMERICAN PINOT NOIR

The First Release of  A Significant New American Pinot Noir 2014 Sequitur Pinot Noir $100 / bottle     Winemaker Mike Etzel Parlays 25 Years of Oregon Winemaking into A New Label That is Pinot His Way What It Is   OregonPinotNoirDotCom is very pleased to announce the first public offer anywhere of the 2014 Sequitur Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, from Beaux Freres owner / winemaker Mike Etzell and his partner Carey Critchlow. This is a completely new wine, blended from 15 clones of pinot noir that were grown biodynamically on never-farmed soil, and sporting a character and style quite unlike Etzel’s...

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2014 OREGON PINOT — BEST VALUES SINCE 2008!

Oregon’s Best Value Wines  Since 2008 The 2014 Pinot Noirs Offer Vivid, Juicy Flavors  For Way Less Than $30!  by Robert Wolfe (March 18, 2016, Portland, OR) Simply put, Oregon’s 2014 pinot noirs at the value price level – which I define as up to a maximum $30 per bottle – are the best, most flavorful and sophisticated wines I’ve seen at this price point since the 2008 vintage. Consumers looking for a deal should load up on lower-priced 2014s as they hit the market this year to guarantee themselves tasty wine to drink for several years to come. Pinotguy...

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ABOUT KEN WRIGHT CELLARS

About Ken Wright Cellars After drawing widespread attention making wines at Panther Creek through the late 1980s and early 1990s, Ken left to start his own winery in Carlton, Oregon with the ’94 vintage. He started out in an old brick building (a former glove factory) and later built a new location, also in Carlton. A pioneer of single-vineyard pinot noir, Ken began making as many as a dozen single-vineyard designated pinots per year, earning him the title of Terroirist — a winemaker devoted to wines that express the character of specific sites. In recent years, Ken has continued his long-term lease of...

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NICOLAS JAY AND THE BURGUNDIANS

NICOLAS JAY AND THE BURGUNDIANS

One of the great stories of Oregon wine is the influx of top talent from Burgundy, the motherland of pinot noir. The knowledge and experience these Old World winemakers bring has elevated the state of winemaking overall here. Their involvement speaks strongly to the climate and soils of the Willamette Valley, which are exceptionally suitable for pinot noir, and to the flavors that our wines display. It also helps cement Oregon as the premier New World source of pinot noir — you don’t see any of these folks working in California, do you? These five winemakers are all considered to be...

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